Turkey ranks 109th among 126 countries in rule of law index

According to the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2019, Turkey ranks 109th among 126 countries in adherence to the rule of law. The...

Appeals court upholds imprisonment of peace petition signatory academic

The İstanbul Regional Appeals Court on Sunday upheld the prison sentence of Professor Zübeyde Füsun Üstel, who signed a peace petition along with 1,128...

Turkey removes limitations on more than 50,000 passports

The Ministry of Interior Affairs has lifted restrictions on the passports of 51,171 people, Turkish media reported on Friday, despite claims that previous similar...

14 Turkish teachers detained after football pitch dispute with prosecutor

A prosecutor in Turkey ordered the detention of 14 teachers after a scheduling conflict over a football field, Turkish media reported on Thursday. The incident...

Woman in pretrial detention with newborn baby released on parole

Şeyma Tekin, a woman jailed pending trial who gave birth in January at a hospital in Erzurum and had to return to prison with...

Purge victim reinstated to job after his death

Ömer Faruk Arsoy, a computer technician who used to work at a state hospital in the southern Turkish province of Mersin but was removed...

ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE: Two more men abducted in Turkey

Salih Zeybek and Gökhan Türkmen, two former Turkish civil servants who were dismissed from their jobs by government decrees, were reportedly abducted in February,...

27 academics get 57 years in total for signing peace declaration

Twenty-seven academics have been handed down sentences totaling 57 years, 11 months and five days on charges of disseminating terrorist propaganda in...

Woman detained for helping families of jailed individuals

A woman has been detained in the Turkish capital of Ankara on accusations that she provided financial assistance to the families of...

Turkey orders detention of 295 military personnel

The İstanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Friday ordered the detention of 295 active duty military members in 59 provinces over alleged...

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Download PDF Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to the West African nation of Senegal, specifically targeting...

Clampdown on foreign journalists in Turkey

Download PDF   Turkey, the most notorious country in the world in terms of jailing journalists, with 237 currently behind bars, has also come after foreign...

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Download PDF - New report highlights crackdown on Kurdish political movement in Turkey The Kurdish political movement has come under intense pressure from the current government...

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Download PDF - Erdoğan’s long arm reaches to Norway, targeting critics of Turkish government Turkey has escalated its witch hunt persecution on critics to Norway using...

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Download PDF - A new report uncovers a murder of detained teacher in Turkey due to torture Deaths in detentions and prisons due to torture, abuse...

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Download PDF - Turkey weaponised Interpol system to persecute critics, new study exposes The Turkish government’s blatant abuse of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to...

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Download PDF - New research decodes how Turkey brands law abiding & peaceful people as terrorists The authoritarian government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s open contempt...